Sprucing up the outdoors for Spring with spray paint

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With the arrival of spring, out comes the gardening gloves and shovels, the rake and broom, the pressure washer, and yes… the spray paint! We finally had some days without rain last week and I pretty much emptied my whole front porch onto the driveway and got to refreshing it all with some spray paint.  […]

$2.00 yard sale candlesticks makeover

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Remember those candlesticks I picked up a few weeks back at a yard sale for $2.00?  I finally got them painted and redone.  This is what I was starting with… wood multi-colored candlesticks First I spray painted them with Rustoleum gloss white spray paint. But I was wanting them to have more of a weathered/antiqued […]

Yard sale basket spray paint makeover

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I hope you enjoyed mantel week last week!  While I was busy posting those posts last week, I was also busy doing some purging/organizing/rearranging and some projects.  So you will see some of those things pop up on the blog in the next few weeks. Today I have a simple spray paint makeover project to […]

Fix your faded chair cushions with spray paint (update)

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Last summer I published a post called “Faded chair cushions refreshed with spray paint.” I started with these chair cushion on a set of BHG outdoor furniture that I got on clearance a few years back and that we enjoy on our back deck.  The resin/wicker furniture has held up great but after 2-3 years, […]

DIY Mercury Glass Ornaments

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Today is my first day to share in our A Homemade Christmas series.  I been loving it so far.  Make sure you head over and check out Christa’s pinecone cluster and Heather’s poinsettia pillow.  They are both on my list to do now too. I don’t know about you but I LOVE mercury glass.   It […]

3 ways to paint pinecones–help me pick!

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In between cleaning house, prepping my Thanksgiving menu, decorating a kids table, and all the other every day things, I am also trying to prepare for Christmas decorating! I plan on making a lot of homemade decorations this year along with using many things from nature too and I don’t want the decorating to drag […]